Tagged: family

The Ransom of Dond by

Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu, or Ireland. And it is her fate to be sacrificed to...

The Bone Knife by

You can get this one free if you’d like to try it. See Khanani’s site for links The Bone Knife is a short story, and to me it felt much more...

Parasite by

Book 1 in the Parasitology series. Sally Mitchell was in a car crash, suffered brain damage, but just as her family were about to agree to switching off the life-support she...

Wolf at the door by

The Jan Xu Adventures : book 1 Jan Xu’s sister is coming home. It should be a reason to celebrate. They were very close when they were younger, but then Marianne...

After tomorrow by

In the near future the economy has collapsed. Money is pretty much useless. Matt and his family have been lucky, they can grow some food and have been sensible, trading and...

On a red station, drifting by

Ever since she arrived on Prosper Station Quyen has been welcomed by the Honoured Ancestress, the artificial intelligence that runs the station. Now that her husband has been called away to...

Angelmaker by

Joe Spork is  mild mannered clockmaker. He wns and runs a shop fixing clockwork devices, from clocks to Victorian dirty toys. He doesn’t make a profit, in fact, he barely scrapes...

Ship Breaker by

Nailer is a ship breaker, one of those who make their living from scavenging the ships left over from the Accelerated Age. That was a time when oil, metal, resources in...

Touch by

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Stephen has returned home to take up from his stepfather as pastor. He has also returned in time to sit at his dying mother’s bed side. He knows she is dying and is writing her eulogy, but at the same time remembering his past, as well as the stories and legends that grew up surrounding his grandfather Jeannot.

Zentner’s debut novel is a slow, atmospheric retelling of those childhood memories interspresed with Stephen’s musings on his current situation and relationships with his family members.